Written by attorney Elroy Schneider

Inheritance Laws Involving Legal Rights to Property After a Death

Inheritance laws involve legal rights to property after a death and such laws differ from state-to-state. Heirs usually consist of close family members and exclude estranged relatives. Depending on the wording of a will or trust, an individual can be intentionally or unintentionally, disinherited.

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There are ways to protect estate assets from such problems, for example through well drafted trusts. It is essential for an individual to receive the counsel of an experienced estate planning lawyer in order to effectively protect his or her estate as inexpensively as possible. If you have questions or wish to discuss your estate planning needs, please contact Schneiders & Associates, LLP for an appointment.

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